APS is a learning and development community dedicated to creating and transmitting knowledge in every aspect of pension relevant to Nigeria with a global perspective.

We prepare students for functional careers in the pension industry by setting and promoting standards of excellence and leadership to support and sustain the ever-changing needs in the Pension Industry.

We are committed to raising students capable of tackling economic, social and environmental challenges in the current and nearest future.


APS will be one of the most distinguished Institutions in Nigeria and beyond committed to raising a new generation of manpower and leaders in the Pension Industry.

APS will be recognized as a world-class Institution greatly impacting the practice of Business Administration, Accountancy, Pension and Retirement Planning and an institution where hands‐on learning is the foundation of a focused educational experience


At the heart of APS is a community built upon the valued relationships we find in each other as students, staff, faculty and administrators. At the core of these relationships are the values of Excellence, Knowledge and Research, Respect, Diversity, Integrity and Learning for life.

We are a community committed to the continuous pursuit of excellence. As individuals and an Institution, we welcome mutual accountability and are strengthened by our collaborative efforts to ensure that we are each exceptional and passionate students of APS.

We prioritize academic excellence by nurturing critical inquiry, research, creativity and technical skills development. We work assiduously to engage learners in high-impact practices and in leadership development opportunities in order to foster lives of purpose and advance a better world

We understand the gifts and unique contributions of every person in the Institution and we value diverse perspectives.

Our Institution foster a climate that is open and welcoming to diverse people, ideas and perspectives; that promotes a constructive discourse on the nature of diversity; and that engages staff and students in activities that promote the Institution’s core values.

We are honest and ethical in all interactions, maintaining the highest ethical standards in teaching, research, public engagement and service.

Life is all about learning. We encourage the ongoing, voluntary and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge throughout our lives in ways that improve ourselves and community and that strengthen our understanding of each other.

Philosophy Statement

There are four key principles that underpin our institution, and which guide the foundations on the institution. They are:

PEOPLE – our students, employees, practitioner community, members and potential users of our services-

“We will meet or exceed the needs and expectations of students, members and those who use our services with integrity and professionalism, whilst creating a challenging and rewarding environment in which students will learn and our employees can work.”

REPUTATION – As the sole academic institution exclusively devoted to pensions in Nigeria-

“we will protect and enhance the reputation of the ASPRP as the most credible, respected and professional institute for pension, employee benefits and retirement savings professionals and trustees”

STANDARDS – continually raise the standards and level of education in pension and to employee benefits and retirement savings professionals and trustees to support lifelong academic learning-

“We will continue to set the benchmark for best practice to which students, employee benefits and retirement savings professionals and trustees aspire”

SUSTAINABILITY – develop meaningful academic and professional relationships and achieve financial stability-

“We will manage our institution, meet our regulatory requirements and create commercial opportunities to ensure financial viability and sustainability”